Saint Petersburg, a city recognized for its picturesque buildings and imperial history, once served as the capital of Russia. It is now Russia’s second-largest city and its unofficial cultural capital. To make the most of your time in Saint Petersburg, Owen John Havercroft Reyes, a 1st-year master’s student, will share some of the city’s highlights and his experiences living here as a foreigner.
Alexander Senatorov finished the Bachelor's programme 'Economics' in 2022. Back in his student years, he started his career as an analyst: firstly, he won an internship at 'Ozon Camp' and then became a junior marketing analyst. After graduation, Alexander took an interest in product analytics. After six interviews, he joined the gamification team at 'Tinkoff'. Find out about the career path of the graduate in the article.
There is a common belief that top-ranked universities have complex and confusing admission processes, making it difficult for applicants to navigate their websites, complete various forms, and submit required documents. However, HSE University-St Petersburg bucks this trend by offering a straightforward and easy-to-understand admission process. In this article, Daniel Akabueze, a second-year student of the Bachelor’s programme ‘Political Science and World Politics’ and an International Ambassador of HSE University-St Petersburg, will guide you through the international admission process at the university, ensuring that you have all the necessary information to become a member of the HSE family.
If you're planning on studying at HSE University-St Petersburg, it is important to get acquainted with the educational system here. Many students, whether they study in Russia or other countries, find that things can differ from what they were used to in their homelands. In this article, Owen John Havercroft Reyes, a first-year master’s student who came from Mexico, reflects on the educational system at HSE University and gives some tips on how to adjust to it in order to make the best of your time here.
In January, UPES University (India) held the International Student Winter School 'Business and Governance in India'. HSE University-St Petersburg was represented by students of the bachelor's programmes 'Political Science and World Politics' and 'International Bachelor's in Business and Economics', as well as the Master's programme 'International Business in the Asia-Pacific Region'. Read on to find out what the students learned from the Winter School what lasting impressions they have.
Daria Lebakova is a fourth-year student of the Bachelor's programme 'Asian and African Studies'. She spent her whole autumn semester in Seoul—studying at Chung Ang University under the academic mobility programme. Read on to find out what Daria thinks about studying Japanese in Korean, habits, and regular festivals.
In an era where data drives decisions, Data Analytics is becoming increasingly important. It allows organisations to make informed decisions by turning complex data into applicable insights. Recognising the importance of this field, Owen John Havercroft Reyes, a recent graduate of International Business at the University of Sheffield, enrolled as a first-year master’s student and became an international ambassador at HSE University-St Petersburg. In this article, Owen shares his experience of enhancing his technical expertise in the programme ‘Data Analytics for Business and Economics’.
HSE University-St Petersburg has been not just a school to many international students, but also a home. It is a place where they gain new knowledge and skills, as well as new friends and experiences. While life at HSE University is different for everyone, it is always exciting and fulfilling. As 2023 comes to an end, we decided to ask some international students what this year at HSE University-St Petersburg was like for them.
The year is gradually wrapping up, which means it's high time to take stock and thank each other for our joint work. Learn about the brightest and most important events which happened at HSE University-St Petersburg this year from professors, academic supervisors and deans of the campus faculties. Happy New Year! May your year be filled with inspiration and energy for new achievements!
As an international hub, HSE University-St Petersburg is committed to actively engaging with the global academic community. Internationalisation remains a top priority and core value at our campus. To this end, HSE University-St Petersburg strives to develop existing international partnerships and establish new ones in various parts of the world. This focus allows the university to provide students with an international environment and educational programmes that meet global standards. Such active work in the sphere of international relations opens up numerous opportunities for HSE students, from academic mobility and double-degree programmes to daily communication with professors and other students from all over the world. The HSE University-St Petersburg International Office reports on the results of international activity in 2023.